Objective
To provide a high level of income, together with the potential for growth of both income and capital from a diversified portfolio substantially invested in UK equities but also in preference shares, convertibles and other fixed income securities.
Management group
abrdn
Launch date
31/03/1929
Domicile
United Kingdom
Fund manager
Charles Luke, Iain Pyle
Dividend frequency
Quarterly
Wind-up provisions
The Board considers the Company, with no fixed life, to be a long-term investment vehicle but, for the purposes of this viability statement, has decided that three years is an appropriate period over which to report, irrespective of any exogenous risks that the Company may face.
Market Cap (m) Total assets (m) Price (last close) NAV Discount / premium (%) Gearing (%) Dividend yield (%) Dividend dates Ongoing charge (%)
88.37 119.48 213.00 243.06 -12.37 18 6.67 Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct 1.17 (31/03/2023)
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Dividends

Dividends declared in last 12 months

Ex-Dividend date Payment date Dividend amount Dividend type Special dividend Financial year
04/01/2024 31/01/2024 3.200 Income No 2024
05/10/2023 27/10/2023 3.200 Income No 2024
06/07/2023 28/07/2023 4.600 Income No 2023
10/04/2023 28/04/2023 3.200 Income No 2023
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Performance (%)

Return type 1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years
Shires Income Share price total return -14.0 8.1 7.6 46.5
UK Equity Income AIC sector Share price total return -2.5 19.5 26.2 60.8
Morningstar UK * Total return 0.1 26.8 25.9 60.7
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* The Morningstar market index is not necessarily the official benchmark of the investment company, however it has been identified as an appropriate comparative index. Please hover over the definition for further detail on the index construction.

Share structure

Number of shares
41,487,506

Traded volumes (number of shares)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 84,072 1,812,086 11,724,481 50,009,997
Average N/A 86,189 46,845 39,683
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Traded values (m)

  Yesterday 1 month 1 year 5 years
Total 0.18 3.88 26.83 122.86
Average N/A 0.18 0.11 0.10
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Trading details

ISIN TIDM Traded currency Stock exchange
GB0008052507 SHRS GBX London Stock Exchange - MAIN
Chi-x Europe Limited
London Stock Exchange
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